Thursday, December 9, 2021

Do I need a vaccine if I’ve already had COVID-19?

The Centers for Disease Control announced that in most cases, vaccinated adults in the U.S. could start going without masks, even indoors...

New centre to bridge divide between tech and patients, as COVID accelerates digital health...

The COVID-19 pandemic has lent new urgency to the need for a digitally enabled health system, says the head of a new University of Melbourne...

Invention sparked by COVID-19 pandemic safely disinfects surfaces continuously

An invention to apply plasma to frequently touched items for continuous disinfection could provide a safe and effective...

National clinical trial to treat hospitalised patients with COVID-19

A new clinical trial led by the University of Warwick and Queen’s University Belfast seeks to find alternatives to ventilators to treat patients who are critically ill with COVID-19.

UK National Health Service begins rollout of Oxford coronavirus vaccine

The Oxford AstraZeneca vaccinations will be delivered at a small number of hospitals for the first few days for surveillance purposes, as is standard practice, before the bulk of supplies are...

New book of poetry reflects on the Coronavirus crisis

A book of poetry capturing the mood and emotions of people caught up in the Coronavirus pandemic has been published thanks to a University of York professor.

Advisory report outlines opportunities for Amsterdam metropolitan region after the COVID crisis

The COVID-crisis has affected Amsterdam and the metropolitan area disproportionally: substantial unemployment, 5-10 months of backlog in children’s education...

UBC-grown biotech companies lead global pandemic efforts

Millions of Canadians have received the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, but what many may not realize is that a key component of the injection was developed right here at UBC.

Demand for Kids Helpline rises during COVID-19 pandemic

The demand for Kids Helpline saw a significant increase in the volume of children and young people seeking help in 2020 compared to 2019...

Student depression, anxiety soaring during pandemic, new survey finds

The COVID-19 pandemic appears to be driving dramatic increases in depression and anxiety among college students, with more than a third reporting significant mental health challenges
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